Category: Off-Broadway
How Do You Revitalize a Historic Gay Play?
By RAVEN SNOOK
Thursday, October 19, 2017  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
Thu Oct 19, 2017  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
Tony-nominated director Moisés Kaufman explains why Torch Song is forever relevant --- Sometimes great theatre minds think alike. That's what happened when director Moisés Kaufman and playwright Harvey Fierstein each reached out independently to Michael Urie about playing Arnold Beckoff, an adorably neurotic Jewish drag queen looking...
What Do You Hear When You Think of Home?
By GAVIN WHITEHEAD
Tuesday, October 17, 2017  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
Tue Oct 17, 2017  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
How veteran sound designer and composer Ryan Rumery approached 'The Home Place' --- What does home sound like? Late Irish dramatist Brian Friel raises that question in The Home Place, and for the play's New York premiere, Irish Repertory Theatre has enlisted Ryan Rumery to come up with an answer. This year's recipient of the Obie Award for Sustained...
Even Though You Know the Ending, You'll Still Cry
By FRANK RIZZO
Monday, October 16, 2017  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
Mon Oct 16, 2017  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
Luis Alfaro rewrites Oedipus Rex for our multicultural era --- In Oedipus El Rey, Luis Alfaro's contemporary take on Sophocles's tragedy of patricide and incest currently playing at the Public Theater, the titular character is a recently released convict who finds himself in a "kingdom" of drugs, violence, and Chicano gangs in L.A. And Jocasta? Abused...
Why Is This Artist Singing and Ranting in Her Underwear?
By REGINA ROBBINS
Tuesday, October 10, 2017  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
Tue Oct 10, 2017  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
Multihyphenate Diana Oh bares almost all in her latest performance piece --- Lingerie as liberation; lingerie as imprisonment. Lingerie as a tool of the patriarchy and as an expression of queer identity. These are just some of the intriguingly contradictory themes explored in actor-singer-writer Diana Oh's {my lingerie play} 2017: THE CONCERT AND...
Taking 'Measure' of Shakespeare's Language
By DAVID COTE
Friday, October 06, 2017  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
Fri Oct 6, 2017  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
Elevator Repair Service deconstructs the Bard's problem play --- In 2013, Nicholas Hytner, the then artistic director of London's National Theatre, wrote an op-ed in which he confessed that Shakespeare perplexes him. John Collins, the artistic director of the Obie-winning experimental theatre troupe Elevator Repair Service, agrees: the Bard is ridiculously...
How Much Does Freedom Cost?
By SUZY EVANS
Thursday, October 05, 2017  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
Thu Oct 5, 2017  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
A new play explores the personal toll of fighting for civil rights --- Emerging African-American dramatist Jiréh Breon Holder wrote his new play because of his grandmother. The 2016 Yale School of Drama graduate and his nana were watching a movie -- either The Butler or Selma, he can't remember which -- when suddenly she exclaimed, "I knew...
Jefferson, Dickens, and Tolstoy Walk Into the Afterlife…
By HALEY CHOUINARD
Wednesday, October 04, 2017  •   Off-Broadway  •    1 comment Share This
Wed Oct 4, 2017  •   Off-Broadway  •    1 comment Share This
A new dramedy mines history and religion for laughter and enlightenment --- In 1987, Scott Carter suffered a severe asthma attack that landed him in the hospital for a week. When he was finally discharged, he walked out onto a bustling New York City street and the gravity of his health scare truly hit him -- he could have died. A stand-up comedian...
A Classical Approach to the Old Ultraviolence
By RAVEN SNOOK
Friday, September 29, 2017  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
Fri Sep 29, 2017  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
How director Alexandra Spencer-Jones' love of Shakespeare led to A Clockwork Orange --- "If you walk away in love with a raping murderer, well, I've done my job," jokes Alexandra Spencer-Jones, the British adapter-director of the all-male stage incarnation of Anthony Burgess' 1962 novel A Clockwork Orange, currently playing at New World Stages. Or...
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